Examples of irregular solids include rocks, prisms, beans and screws. Each of these objects feature an irregular shape that is not composed of other recognized shapes. More »

To measure the volume of an irregular solid, pour water in a graduated cylinder, read the water volume, immerse the object in the cylinder, and subtract the initial water volume from the new volume to get the volume of t... More »

An irregular solid is defined as a three-dimensional solid object that does not have an normal shape, such as a sphere, cube or pyramid. Irregular solids have many sides of differing lengths. More »

Examples of cylinders in everyday life include food tins, drink cans, candles, toilet paper rolls, cups, aerosol cans, flower vases, test tubes, fire extinguishers, plant containers, salt shakers and pencil holders. Othe... More »

Examples of rectangular prisms include a solid brick, a regular box, a rectangular cabinet, a six-sided die or a Rubik's cube. A rectangular prism, also called a rectangular cuboid, is a three-dimensional solid object th... More »

Some three-dimensional figures are spheres, cones, cylinders, pyramids and prisms. Other three-dimensional figures are octahedra, dodecahedra and icosahedra. Cubes and tetrahedra are some common variants of these major f... More »

Examples of solids in gas solutions include hydrogen in platinum and sulfur vapor in air. In chemistry and physics, there are three states of matter, which are solid, liquid and gas. From these states seven different typ... More »